Elizabeth Hurley joins 'Gossip Girl' in recurring role

elizabeth-hurley-320.jpgThis proves it: There is life after the failed "Wonder Woman" pilot.

Elizabeth Hurley is set to join the cast of The CW's "Gossip Girl," TVLine reports. Hurley will be facing off with Gossip Girl herself in a multi-episode arc when the drama returns for its fifth season. 

Hurley is set to play Diana Payne, a character executive producers Stephanie Savage and Joshua Safran describe as "a sexy, smart, self-made media mogul and all-around force to be reckoned with. Diana's entrance on the Upper East Side will change the lives of all our characters -- including, and especially, Gossip Girl herself."

Gasp! Has Gossip Girl finally met her match? Time will well...

Savage and Safran add, "Elizabeth's sense of humor, intelligence and beauty fit the "GG" world perfectly. We feel very fortunate to have her." 

Raise your hand if you also want to see Hurley's Diana Payne face off against Leighton Meester's Blair Waldorf! What do you think of Hurley joining "Gossip Girl," Zappers? Sound off in the comments.
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